burrowing

[ bur-oh, buhr-oh ]SEE DEFINITION OF burrowing

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From his experience, Ricardo declared that man was not a burrowing beast.

Burrowing in the ground in the late fall they remain there all winter.

Fossorial: formed for or with the habit of digging or burrowing.

Perhaps half a dozen of his companions had escaped by burrowing in the corn.

It hibernates during winter, burrowing beneath the damp ground.

It leaked copiously and audibly, and there was no burrowing away from the storm.

Another had found this Place, this warmth, these leaves that were fine for burrowing.

It is the glimmering boundary line where burrowing leaves off.

It is known, too, that the hyena is a “terrier”—a burrowing animal.

This weevil had been burrowing in his brain for more than a quarter of a century.

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